Endangered Species; File No. 16194, 48806 [2011-20190]

Download as PDF 48806 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 153 / Tuesday, August 9, 2011 / Notices Dated: August 4, 2011. Kim Glas, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. 2011–20301 Filed 8–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA625 Endangered Species; File No. 16194 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) [Bonnie Ponwith: Responsible Party], 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149, has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and unidentified hardshell sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before September 8, 2011. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting Records Open for Public Comment from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 16194 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division. • by e-mail to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov (include the File No. in the subject line of the e-mail), • by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Aug 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 • at the address listed above. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). The proposed research would allow the applicant to monitor the take of green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp’s ridley, olive ridley, and unidentified hardshell sea turtles during SEFSC resource assessment cruises in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Green, loggerhead, Kemp’s ridley, hawksbill, leatherback, olive ridley and unidentified hardshell sea turtles captured under separate authority would be handled, photographed, measured, weighed, flipper and passive integrated transponder tagged, temporarily marked, skin biopsied, and released. These efforts would aid in the development and refinement of management efforts to recover these species. The sampling would be conducted year-round for five years from the date of issuance of the permit. Dated: August 3, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–20190 Filed 8–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA621 Whiting Advisory Panel, in August 2011, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 10 a.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 861–8000; fax: (401) 861–8002. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Whiting Advisory Panel will develop and recommend potential management alternatives for Multispecies FMP Amendment 19 for the small mesh fishery. These alternatives will include Annual Catch Limit (ACL) measures (allocations, buffers for management uncertainty, landings limits), Accountability Measures (AM), and possibly other measures to regulate the fishery and prevent catches from exceeding the ACL. The Advisory Panel will begin the meeting with a closed door session to elect a chair and vicechair. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 153 (Tuesday, August 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 48806]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20190]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA625


Endangered Species; File No. 16194

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the National Marine Fisheries 
Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) [Bonnie Ponwith: 
Responsible Party], 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149, has 
applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), 
hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), 
Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), olive ridley (Lepidochelys 
olivacea), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and unidentified 
hardshell sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or 
before September 8, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting Records Open for Public Comment from the Features 
box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home 
page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 16194 
from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available upon written request or by 
appointment in the following offices:
    Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 
20910; phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376; and
    Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 
33701; phone (727) 824-5312; fax (727) 824-5309.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division.
     by e-mail to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov (include the File 
No. in the subject line of the e-mail),
     by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or
     at the address listed above.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education 
Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the 
specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be 
appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Cairns or Amy Hapeman, (301) 
427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
222-226).
    The proposed research would allow the applicant to monitor the take 
of green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, Kemp's ridley, olive 
ridley, and unidentified hardshell sea turtles during SEFSC resource 
assessment cruises in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the 
Caribbean Sea. Green, loggerhead, Kemp's ridley, hawksbill, 
leatherback, olive ridley and unidentified hardshell sea turtles 
captured under separate authority would be handled, photographed, 
measured, weighed, flipper and passive integrated transponder tagged, 
temporarily marked, skin biopsied, and released. These efforts would 
aid in the development and refinement of management efforts to recover 
these species. The sampling would be conducted year-round for five 
years from the date of issuance of the permit.

    Dated: August 3, 2011.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-20190 Filed 8-8-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P